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Forum-selection clause requires remand to state court

Where the parties’ contract required “exclusive venue in Giles County, Virginia” for disputes arising under the contract, and there is no federal court in Giles County, enforcement of the forum selection clause required remand to the circuit court. Background This ...

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Contingent-fee agreement between lawyers enforceable

Where appellant lawyer engaged appellee, a lawyer who appellant supervised at the firm where they both worked, to represent him in a civil matter, the parties’ contingent-fee agreement is enforceable. Statement of the case “Appellant Stephen Moncrieffe hired appellee Adam ...

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